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After Shutdown, A Familiar Feeling At The White House

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After All Christian Scott
The Eraser Christian Scott

A woman surnamed Chu (left), 77, attends the hearing of a case against her daughter and husband in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu province, on July 1. Chu's daughter has been ordered to visit her at least once every two months, in the first case under a new law to protect the elderly. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethical Tradition Meets Economics In An Aging China

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The Greening, for zheng Mei Han
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After Years Of Political Talk, The Obamacare Fight Gets Real

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Study: Fast Food Has Gotten A Bit Slower

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RISD Marco Benevento
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Lessons For The Obamacare Rollout, Courtesy Of Massachusetts

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The Game
On Our Heels The Love Language
Calm Down The Love Language
Branches Rob Levit
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The Star of a Story Vijay Iyer Trio

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Don't Call This 12-Year-Old Concert Pianist A Prodigy

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